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Meyrick Chapman

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMeyrick•Chapman
Used nameMeyrick•Chapman
Born9 December 1886 in Islington, Greater London, England (GBR)
DiedDecember 1969 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England (GBR)
Measurements163 cm
AffiliationsFinchley Harriers, Finchley (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


In 1908, Chapman won the 100 m at the Olympic Trials and was eliminated in the heats of the 100 y at the AAA Championships and the 100 m at the Olympics. He improved to reach the final of the AAA 100 y in 1909 and 1910. He was educated at Magdalen College School, Brackley.

Personal Best: 100 – 11.2 (1908).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR Meyrick Chapman
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 h10 r1/3